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‘Expensive’ placebo beats ‘cheap’ – study

Patients with Parkinson’s disease have underlined the power of expectations, scientists have reported.

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Help your liver... drop a drinking day

Laying off alcohol for just one day a week could significantly reduce your risk of liver damage, researchers say.

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If food’s your reward, you can’t win

Jennifer van Allen says applying your mind to what you eat is the new magic bullet...

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Early menopause affects 1 in 20 UK women
January 7 2015 at 13:55

The causes may be unclear, but British study shows that many women experience the onset before age 45.

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Six ways to prevent heart attacks
January 6 2015 at 16:25

Now researchers say too much TV – or sitting too long – can also increase health risks in younger women.

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Feasters, cravers… why diets fail
January 5 2015 at 15:22

Are you a feaster, an emotional eater or plagued by cravings? New research could help you find your weight loss solution.

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Smartphones, tablets rob kids of sleep
January 5 2015 at 12:48

New study shows that using electronic devices before bedtime impacts on slumber.

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Most cancers ‘caused by bad luck’
January 2 2015 at 17:38

Most cases of cancer are the result of “bad luck” rather than unhealthy lifestyles, diet or even inherited genes, claim scientists.

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Found: quick-fix for allergies
January 2 2015 at 15:12

Scientists find a direct shot of ‘hair of the dog’ tackles allergies faster.

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Forget Mediterranean, eat like a Viking
December 31 2014 at 12:20

The New Nordic diet is being heralded as the next big trend in healthy eating and focuses on foraged plants... and moose.

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Australia bans commercial sunbeds
December 31 2014 at 10:23

The ban will make Australia the second nation after Brazil to impose such a restriction.

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NY's resolutions more procrastination
December 30 2014 at 12:52

Losing weight and getting fit are among the top five resolutions every year. But how many of us stick to these goals?

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The new health drink fad for 2015
December 30 2014 at 10:58

Credited with helping a range of maladies, birch sap is also considered to have powerful hydrating and detoxifying effects.

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